Cubs Weekend Headlines: Lots of Home Runs, A Sweep and 20 Games Over .500

The Cubs had a very good weekend on the field. Joe Maddon’s team completed its fourth, four-game sweep of the season, and both gained ground in the division and created a little breathing room in the NL Wild Card race. The Cubs played to the conditions at Wrigley and smacked 12 home runs in the […]


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Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]


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John Mallee Talks Hitting and the Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Cubs’ hitting coach John Mallee spent the last segment of Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) talking about several of his players with Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield. The Cubs have a dynamic group of young hitters John Mallee and Eric Hinske work with on a daily basis. Mallee discussed the challenges young players […]


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Four Home Runs Lift the Cubs to Third Straight Win – Cubs 9, Braves 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 9, Braves 7 WP – Pedro Strop (2-6) LP – Edwin Jackson (2-2) Save – Hector Rondon (23) Miguel Montero led off the eighth inning with the game tied at seven and gave the Cubs the lead for good. Montero hit a solo homer to left center off Edwin […]


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Cubs Reportedly Place Starlin Castro on Revocable Trade Waivers

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs placed Starlin Castro on revocable waivers. Heyman’s report has not been confirmed by the national media or the Cubs’ beat writers. Heyman reported Friday morning Castro’s “name hit the revocable waiver wire a couple of days ago.” Heyman did not provide an exact date but did […]


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Cubs Turn Extra Outs Into a Comeback Win – Cubs 5, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 5, Braves 3 WP – Jason Motte (8-1) LP – Shelby Miller (5-10) Save – Hector Rondon (22) The Cubs fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the fifth inning and found a way to beat the Braves on Friday afternoon. Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero hit back-to-back doubles […]


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Jake Being Jake – Cubs 7, Braves 1

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 7, Braves 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (15-6) LP – Mike Foltynewicz (4-5) Save – None Jake Arrieta completed six shutout innings. Chris Coghlan drove in a pair of runs. Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run home. Addison Russell added a solo shot and Miguel Montero delivered a clutch, two-out […]


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Tigers Light Up Lester, Take Two-Game Series from the Cubs – Tigers 15, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Eighteen – Cubs 8, Tigers 15 WP – Neftali Feliz (3-3) LP – Jon Lester (8-9) Save – None The Tigers hit parade continued Wednesday night. Detroit scored seven runs off Jon Lester in 2 2/3 innings and knocked him out of the game. The Tigers just kept hitting and the Cubs […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Tweak Rotation, Starlin Castro and Other News

Tuesday night and into Wednesday did not go the Cubs way. Not only did Joe Maddon’s team lose to the Tigers, but also slipped in the Wild Card Standings. The Pirates topped the D-Backs 9-8 in 15 innings and the Giants beat the Cardinals 2-0. The Cubs will enter play Wednesday three behind the Pirates […]


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Cubs Come Up Short on a Long, Rainy Night at Wrigley – Tigers 10, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Seventeen – Cubs 8, Tigers 10 WP – Al Alburquerque (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-6) Save – None After rain delayed the game for two hours and 17 minutes in the third inning, the Cubs chipped away at the big league the Tigers built against Jason Hammel. Kyle Schwarber hit a […]


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